Audio Review: Cold in the Shadows by Toni Anderson

Posted June 13, 2016 by Jonetta in Book Review | | 0 Comments

Audio Review: Cold in the Shadows by Toni AndersonCold in the Shadows by Toni Anderson
Series: Cold Justice #5
Narrator: Eric Dove
Published by Self Published on November 24, 2015
Genres: Romantic Suspense
Format: Audiobook
Length: 9 hours, 27 minutes
Source: Won
Audio | Goodreads

CIA Agent Patrick Killion is on a secret mission to hunt down the ruthless female assassin hired to kill the Vice President of the United States. The trail leads him to the Colombian rainforest and an earnest biologist, Audrey Lockhart, whose work on poison dart frogs gives her access to one of the deadliest substances on earth—the same substance used to murder the VP.

When Audrey is attacked by the local drug cartel, Killion steps in and hustles her out of harm’s way, determined to find out what she knows. His interrogation skills falter somewhere between saving her life and nursing her back to health as he realizes she’s innocent, and he ends up falling for her. Audrey has a hard time overlooking the fact that Killion kidnapped her, but if she wants to get her life back and track down the bad guys, she has to trust him. Then someone changes the rules of their cat and mouse game and now they’re the ones being hunted—by a cold-blooded killer who is much closer than they think.



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Remember Vice President Burger’s murder? Where a female assassin was able to enter his residence dressed as his maid and poison him? Well, based on the poison that was used, CIA intelligence officer Patrick Killion has narrowed the suspect down to Audrey Lockhart, a scientist and frog biologist who has access to the type of poison used. He couldn’t be more wrong.

The journey Killion takes us and Audrey on is long and dangerous before he realizes he could be wrong. Theirs is an interesting relationship as he struggles against internal and external forces that compromise his ability to keep Audrey safe. She’s feisty and holds her own throughout the story. He’s a bit of a jerk for most of the story but has some serious skills!

Typical of the stories in this series, the action is dangerous and has some pretty ruthless adversaries. But, it’s what I like about them. This was my first time listening and I liked the narration. I enjoyed Audrey and Killion and it was satisfying to see her take him down. Their ending couldn’t be more fitting. Still loving this series.


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About Toni Anderson

Toni Anderson is a New York Times & USA Today best-selling author of Romantic Suspense. A former marine biologist, Anderson traveled the world with her work. After living in six different countries, she finally settled down in the Canadian prairies with her husband and two children. Combining her love of travel with her love of romantic suspense, Anderson writes stories based in some of the places she has been fortunate enough to visit.

Toni donates 15% of her royalties from Edge of Survival to diabetes research–to find out why, read the book!

She is the author of several novels including Dark Waters, The Killing Game, and A Cold Dark Place. Her novels have been nominated for the prestigious Romance Writers of America® RITA® Award and National Readers’ Choice Awards in Romantic Suspense.

Her latest release is the second book in her Cold Justice Series called Cold Pursuit. Find out more on her website:

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